Garry Kasparov Says We Are Living in Chaos,
Mario Vargas Llosa
Garry Kasparov Says We Are Living in Chaos, But Remains an Incorrigible Optimist The New YorkerMasha Gessen interviews the chess grandmaster and political activist Garry Kasparov about Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, and how we are living again through ...
Posted on 4 December 2018 | 2:03 am
What author would you pick for a Nobel Prize
What author would you pick for a Nobel Prize in literature this year? PRIThe Swedish Academy will not award a Nobel Prize in literature this year, but that doesn't mean there haven't been excellent books. So, we asked for your ...
Posted on 5 October 2018 | 12:00 am
Book Review: The Neighborhood by Mario
Book Review: The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa Capital Finance InternationalMissed Opportunity These are not the best of times for Peruvian novelist and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. A liberal on continent mostly ruled by.
Posted on 31 August 2018 | 12:00 am
‘The Impostor’ Review: The Man Who
‘The Impostor’ Review: The Man Who Wasn’t There The Wall Street JournalEnric Marco was perhaps the most successful con artist of all time. Prominent in Spain as an outspoken survivor of Nazi concentration camps, he turned out to be ...
Posted on 23 August 2018 | 12:00 am
‘The Neighbourhood’ review: the lives of
‘The Neighbourhood’ review: the lives of others The HinduPerformance is a quality inherent in most acts of our lives: the public lives we lead or show as leading, and when we are ourselves in our living rooms. Like the ...
Posted on 4 August 2018 | 12:00 am
Colombian garbage collector rescues books
Mario Vargas Llosa
Gutierrez is an avid read of works by authors such as Leo Tolstoy, Victor Hugo and Mario Vargas Llosa. His favorite books include "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "The General in his Labyrinth" by Colombia's Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:46 pm
In (Portuguese-Speaking) Brazil, Donald
The Peruvian Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa calls Donald J. Trump a “racist imbecile.” In Mexico, people are gleefully bashing Trump piñatas after his caustic remarks about Latino immigrants in the United States. In Guatemala, a liquor company ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:39 am
Is It Unethical for Caucasians to Cook
In his brilliant 2009 essay, "The Culture of Liberty," Peruvian Nobel Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa, argues: The notion of "cultural identity" is dangerous. From a social point of view, it represents merely a doubtful, artificial concept ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:15 am
Mario Vargas Llosa hits back at claim he
Nobel laureate slams ‘slanderous’ New York Times Book Review article that repeated information from the Daily Mail Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has been forced to deny that he sold a story to Hola! magazine in Spain, and that he announced a new ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:25 am
Mario Vargas Llosa Slams NYT Book Review For
At the end of his review of Notes on the Death of Culture, Joshua Cohen wrote that the Nobel laureate had announced his new romantic relationship on Twitter and sold an exclusive about it to a Spanish gossip magazine. Vargas Llosa has never had a Twitter ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 5:49 pm